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  • Casi Clark has joined the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority as the outreach counselor for Grayson County.

    “I look forward to working with middle schools, high schools and community organizations to increase college access in Grayson County,” Clark said.

    Clark is a graduate of Owensboro High School and Transylvania University and is working on a master’s degree from Western Kentucky University. Before joining KHEAA, she worked in admissions at Kentucky Wesleyan College.

  •  “I see him!” Chloe said as she looked through the binoculars. Mom, Dad, Chloe, and I rowed the boat with all our might. The force of the waves made it difficult to row in the direction we wanted.

    “Keep working, team!” Dad yelled. “Use those muscles, Woody, and row!”

  • By Kindra Ewing

    Extension Agent

    Think of all the delicious treats you can make in the kitchen, maybe chocolate chip cookies, peanut butter and jelly sandwiches or even pizza. While cooking can be fun for both you and your parents, it is important to use caution when working in the kitchen to avoid getting hurt or sick.

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    Rep. C.B. Embry was on hand at Grayson County High School to present 350 copies of the U.S. Constitution and Kentucky’s Constitution for the school’s freshmen students.

    “Our respective constitutions served as the cornerstone for founding our country and our commonwealth as a beacon for freedom,” Embry said. “I’m proud to be part of today’s effort to educate our future leaders about the importance of these documents to their lives.”

  • A junior at one of Kentucky’s public or private high schools may win a $500 scholarship and a photo shoot at his or her school through the “Promote Your School” scholarship contest, sponsored by the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA).

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    Writing a top-notch admissions essay may not only help you get into the school of your choice. It may also help you win scholarship money from that school.

     To make your essay stand out, follow these tips from the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority, the agency that administers the Kentucky Educational Excellence Scholarship and other state student aid programs.

  • The PSAT will be given at Grayson County High School on Saturday, Oct. 16, 2010 from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. in the library. The PSAT exam is a practice college entrance exam designed specifically for college-bound sophomores and juniors. For juniors, this is the only way to become eligible for the National Merit Scholarship Competition. There are a limited number of spots available. The exam fee is $15. Please make checks payable to GCHS. Register to take ht eexam by bringing payment to Mrs. Kasey Haycraft by Sept. 17, 2010. For more information, call Haycraft at 259-5459.

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    Grayson County High School has 16 students to earn the Advanced Placement (AP) Scholar Awards. Three students, Joey Brown and Stephen Miranda, 2010 graduates and current senior, Andrew Rudnick, qualified for the Distinction Awards by earning an average score of 3.5 on all AP Exams and scores of three or higher on five or more of the exams.

    Three students, Brian Beeler, Joshua Gilkey and Tyler Lewis, Class of 2010, earned Honor Awards by getting an average score of 3.25 on all AP exams and scores of three or higher on four or more of the exams.

  • In recognition of the beginning of autumn, First Lady Jane Beshear announced her Fall Reading List as part of her Reading Recommendations initiative.

     

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    University of Kentucky awarded scholarships to three Grayson  County High School graduates.

    Kalib Matthew Lindsey of Leitchfield was presented the Commonwealth Scholarship to attend UK this fall. The Commonwealth Scholarship has a total value of $10,000 and is distributed in $2,500 increments during the student’s four years of undergraduate study.

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  • United Pentecostal Church will have guest preacher Bro. Scott Lokey from Murfreesboro, Tenn., at worship 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. Oct. 17.

    Short Creek Cumberland Presbyterian Church will host a concert at 7 p.m. Oct. 20 with the Parkway Baptist Praise Band of Hodgenville, featuring Short Creek’s own Richard Harrison.

    Leitchfield Church of God of Prophecy will have pastor appreciation at 10:30 a.m. Oct. 24 with Truth Trio Singers. Church is on Grayson Street in Leitchfield.

  • Grayson County sent nine high school students to the Governor’s Scholar Program this year. Among the 1,051 students were Daniel Buckles, Clay Cannon, Brooks Gorby, Julie Heinz, Macy Purcell, Paige Hidgon, Andrew Rudnick, Daniel Thomas and Corey Travis. The five-week adventure brings highly motivated students in contact with other highly motivated students.

  • Ethan Tyler York was born

    Brody Reece Lambert was born

  • With a little luck and a lot of prayers, Dr. Gay Fulkerson will get a chance to see her “children” this week in Nicaragua. Fulkerson is returning to the third-world country on a mission to provide medical services. It’s a trip she’s taken for six years, foregoing any other type of vacation.

  • “Ladies and Gentleman, this is Captain Carlisle. We’re flying at an altitude of 35,000 feet. Since I anticipate a smooth ride, I’m turning off the seatbelt sign.  Enjoy the flight.”

  • SCHOOLS

    Leitchfield Family Resource will not offer child care Oct. 1-8 during fall break due to lack of enrollment.

    GCHS DECA creative marketing team will host a fall fun fest from 2 to 5 p.m. Oct. 16 at Clarkson soccer field to promote health and wellness for children and parents. It features a costume contest, games, informational booths and lots of physical activities. For information, call 230-2123 or 230-2535.

  • Gov. Steve Beshear and First Lady Jane Beshear will attend the Oct. 3 special advance screening in Kentucky of the movie “Secretariat,” parts of which were filmed in Kentucky.

    Walt Disney Studios announced plans for the screening, which will be at the Kentucky Theatre in Lexington. The film will be released Oct. 8.

  • A local Bluegrass band, County Line Bluegrass,  will be performing at the World Equestrian Games.  Their first performance will be Sunday, September 26 in the Kentucky Pavillion from 3:15 to 5:15 p.m. and again on Saturday, October 9 in the late afternoon, time has not been finalized. 

  • Good and bad choices change lives. This was the lesson Ginger Crain’s fifth-grade class learned with the help of a trip to Grayson County Detention Center, Kentucky State Police Trooper Norman Chaffins’ “Here’s looking at you” program and the use of The Record in a classroom activity last week.